Gripped Magazine

May 2, 2014

Honnold Interview

Here is a 60-minute interview with Alex Honnold on NPR. Host: Dave Iverson More info: Alex Honnold’s official website The Honnold Foundation Download audio (MP3) 
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Crista Lee’s Spectacular Creek Photogrpahy

Canmore climbers Crista Lee, Michelle Gagnon and Martin Schoenherr joined Spanish climbers Paco Rey, Adrian Legarra and Ruben Perez Blazquez for a few weeks of Indian Creek cranking. As Crista Lee says, “This place is no area for the ‘sort of strong’ in the rock
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Weekend Motivator

Watch this compilation of some of the best solo climbers as they do their thing. As Rockies-based climber Nick Rochacewich says, “Stoke-factor HUGE!” NOTE: Don’t try this.
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Dream Catcher with Chris Sharma

Chris Sharma on his route Dream Catcher in Squamish. 
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2014 Himalayan climbs besides Everest

Many expeditions are underway for the 2014 Himalayan season. Despite the tragedy on Everest, it seems other trips are moving along nicely. As Explorers Web has reported, a number of expeditions are making progress. Chris Jensen Burke Many people know about the Australian
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Nalle Sends 13-Year Project, New V16

Finnish boulderer Nalle Hukkataival has linked a sit-start to Bugeleisen in Austria, one of the hardest boulder problems in the world at V16. Bugeleisen is Klem Loskot’s 2001 masterpiece in Austria’s Maltatal valley. The route has had little attention from top
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